Wellton Terrace Design Hotel
Travel Blogs from Riga
... Santa about this, she suggested that I should return my malfunctioning bicycle to the shop, but rather, I got out my HEMA bandenreparatiedoos and got to work. "But how do you do that??!" "Ehm... you just.. fix it..?"
As I was fixing the tire, one neighbour actually stopped to tell me in her bestest L'English that she had no idea what I was doing, but that it looked terribly complicated.
I think I might need ...
... community reduced from about 40,000 to1,000 between 1941and 1945. Next, the site of the Old Synagogue and the memorial to the Jews who died during the holocaust and finally, a ride to Rumbula forest where on November 30 and December 8, 1941, 25,000 Latvian Jews were executed.
Dinner in the hotel dining room is modern continental, seared foie gras followed by halibut and cubed steamed vegetables on a bed of puree of peas, and very good; I have not yet tried any 'local' ...
I took a 4 hour bus ride to Riga, Latvia, where I'm writing from
now. Yet again, it was a blizzard outside on APRIL 8TH so I rather
enjoyed relaxing in my hostel room away from the cold. I woke up the
next morning and took a 3 hour walking tour of Riga. It was nice, but
not too impressive. I am having trouble putting my finger on what the
culture of Riga is like, but even after walking ...
... It was a good choice, the food was very good and good value for money once again. I had a plate of salads, a meat kebab, sauerkraut plus a desert, all of that plus my drink came to 5.70 Lats (around 7 Euro’s). I tried one of the local honey beers with my meal, which was quite refreshing.
After dinner four of the group (not me!) decided to go to see a ballet. Four others went back to the hotel, while ...
... eventually got one on our way out of the city after lunch. We stopped at a chain looking restaurant for lunch, out in the main square, the food was fantastic no matter how touristy it was. Barry ordered pork ribs, and Rachel got the “keys to Riga” a trio of barbequed meats and salad.